Ronald Fischer Sr.

Ronald  John  Fischer, Sr., age 82, of Blissfield, passed away, April 28, 2016.

He was born August 31, 1933, in Adrian, MI, the son of John & Minnie (Barnhart) Fischer.

On October 29, 1955, he married Joyce Mann at the Blissfield First United Methodist Church.  She survives.

Ronald attended the Adrian First Church of the Nazarene.  He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.  Ronald was an avid Michigan Wolverines and Detroit Tigers fan.

In addition to his wife Joyce, he is survived by his children; Jennifer Fischer Mitchell, Ronald John Jr. (Gennie) Fischer, Timothy Scott Fischer and Marc (Shannon) Fischer, seven grandchildren, Joshua, Justin, Shane, Jill, Jessica, Kyle and Nathan, eight great-grandchildren, Zaccary, Alayna, Benjamin, Emma Claire, Addyson, Sarah and Lydia, his brother, David (Mary) Fischer, his sister in law, Stacy Fischer and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Joyce Grinage; three brothers, James Fischer, Frank Fischer and Gary Fischer and son-in-law Bobby Mitchell.

Funeral Services will be held 2 p.m.  Monday, May 2, 2016, at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI, with Dr. David Fulks, Jr. officiating.  Burial will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery in Blissfield, MI.  Visitation will be on Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 4-8 p.m.  and also on Monday from 1 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.  Memorial Contributions may be made to the Adrian First Church of the Nazarene.